Six Stations Launch NextGen TV In Boston

WUNI, WCVB, WFXT, WGBH, WBZ and WBTS are now broadcasting with ATSC 3.0 technology.

Janet Wu Announces Plan To Retire From WCVB Boston

Kimberlea Bingham Named Managing Editor Of WCVB Boston’s ‘Chronicle’

Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston has appointed Kimberlea “Kimmy” Bingham managing editor of WCVB Channel its award-winning Chronicle newsmagazine (Monday-Friday, 7:30-8 p.m.), effective Monday, Sept. 19. Kyle I. Grimes, WCVB president and general manager, said: “Kimmy is a seasoned and accomplished Executive Producer and a valued member of our WCVB team. A talented storyteller with over […]

David Williams New WCVB Weekend Evening Meteorologist

David Williams will join Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston as meteorologist for its weekend evening newscasts. He joins NewsCenter 5 weekend evening anchors Nathalie Pozo and Shaun Chaiyabhat beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, replacing Mike Wankum who was recently promoted to StormTeam 5’s weeknight meteorologist. Williams began his career as the weekend meteorologist and multi-media […]

Cindy Fitzgibbon Named WCVB Chief Meteorologist

The Hearst Boston ABC affiliate also promotes Mike Wankum from weekends to weeknight meteorologist. The moves follow the retirement of Harvey Leonard.

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WCVB And ESPN To Offer 2023 Boston Marathon

WCVB, ESPN Get Exclusive Boston Marathon Rights

Harvey Leonard To Retire As WCVB Boston Chief Meteorologist, Assume Emeritus Role

Harvey Leonard, the longtime, chief meteorologist at Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate WCVB Boston, has announced his plan to retire from the helm of StormTeam 5 effective May 25. However, he will transition from his daily role to the position of chief meteorologist emeritus, contributing to severe weather and climate coverage. He will begin his new […]

WCVB Boston Names Julie Mehegan Executive Producer Of ‘Chronicle’

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WCVB Special Covers Legalized Marijuana Issues

Frank Avruch, Longtime WCVB Personality, Dies

Frank Avruch, a legendary Boston broadcaster and performer for more than 40 years on WCVB Boston, died March 20 at his home in Boston.  He was 89. “Frank Avruch was one of the most influential and beloved personalities on Boston television and a cherished member of the Channel 5 family,” said Bill Fine, WCVB president-GM. “Frank’s talent […]

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WCVB Airing Boston’s Tree-Lighting Concert

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Greg Turner Heads Engineering At WCVB

The long-time Hearst executive to oversee broadcast engineering and operations at its Boston ABC affiliate.

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WCVB Boston Promotes Two Anchors

Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) today promoted anchors Emily Riemer and Antoinette Antonio. Their new anchor assignments are effective Monday, Feb. 27. Riemer will co-anchor NewsCenter 5 at 4 PM with Ed Harding and NewsCenter 5 at 5 PM with Ben Simmoneau.  She will also continue her medical reporting. Antonio will co-anchor the NewsCenter 5 EyeOpener newscasts […]

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WCVB Year-Ender Highlights Its News Coverage

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Paige Harrison New WCVB News Director

The long-time Hearst executive to head all news operations at its Boston ABC affiliate, succeeding Andrew Vrees.

 

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WCVB’s New, Expanded News Assignments

Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 9) today named new and expanded anchor/reporter assignments beginning Monday, Nov. 28:  Emily Riemer has been named medical reporter for NewsCenter 5 and will continue to co-anchor the weekday EyeOpener newscasts (4:30-7 a.m.) with Randy Price. Erika Tarantal will expand her role to become a regularly contributing reporter/producer for Chronicle while continuing as […]

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Kelly Ann Cicalese Joins WCVB’S StormTeam 5

Hearst Television has hired Kelly Ann Cicalese as a meteorologist at its ABC affiliate WCVB Boston (DMA 8) for the weekend morning EyeOpener newscasts beginning Oct. 22. Cicalese comes to Boston from WSAZ Huntington-Charleston, W.Va., where she’s been the weekday evening meteorologist since December 2013. Previously, she was a part of the weather team at […]

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Nichole Berlie leaving KSDK For WCVB

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WCVB’s Focus Today? Race Relations In Boston

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WCVB Takes Home Six Emmy Awards

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Local WCVB Show Beats ‘Jeopardy’ In May

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WCVB Wins Two Regional Murrow Awards

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WCVB Reporter Jack Harper to Retire After 34 Years

WCVB Cutting MeTV 10 P.M. News To 30 Mins

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Maria Stephanos Joins WCVB As Evening Anchor

Maria Stephanos joins Hearst-owned ABC affiliate WCVB  Boston (DMA 8) as evening anchor beginning Thursday, Feb. 4. A Massachusetts native with more than 25 years of journalism experience as an anchor and reporter in New England, Stephanos will co-anchor NewsCenter 5 at 7 and 11 p.m. with Ed Harding, chief meteorologist Harvey Leonard, and sports […]